Author Events-Adults

SRD Harris and Camryn Brooke at the Learned Owl Book Shop

Join the Learned Owl Book Shop in welcoming Mother-Daughter author duo SRD Harris and Camryn Brooke on Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. Sylvia along with her daughter Camryn will be signing copies of their various children's books, including their latest book - "The Gift of You".

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The Gift of You By S. R. D. Harris, Camryn Brooke, Aldila Permata (Illustrator) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781954674219
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: S.R.D. Harris Books, LLC - January 1st, 2024

A universal love letter to children to inspire self-love, compassion, confidence, and self-esteem from a young age.

ALL children need to know how special they are and what a unique gift they are to our amazing world


The perfect book for children of all ages



VIRTUAL: Eric Jay Dolin at the Hudson Library [5/23]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. to welcome bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin. Dolin’s latest book, Left for Dead, tells the tale of treachery, shipwreck, isolation, and the desperate struggle for survival. 

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Left for Dead: Shipwreck, Treachery, and Survival at the Edge of the World By Eric Jay Dolin Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781324093084
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Published: Liveright - May 7th, 2024

The true story of five castaways abandoned on the Falkland Islands during the War of 1812—a tale of treachery, shipwreck, isolation, and the desperate struggle for survival.


LIBRARY: Edward F. O'Keefe at the Hudson Library [5/21]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. for a live, in-person author event with Edward O’Keefe, CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation, who will discuss his new book, The Loves of Theodore Roosevelt

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The Loves of Theodore Roosevelt: The Women Who Created a President By Edward F. O'Keefe Cover Image
$30.99
ISBN: 9781982145682
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2024

A spirited and poignant family love story, revealing how an icon of rugged American masculinity was profoundly shaped by the women in his life, especially his mother, sisters, and wives.

Theodore Roosevelt wrote in his senior thesis for Harvard in 1880 that women ought to be paid equal to men and have the option of keeping their maiden names upon marriage.


LIBRARY: David Ignatius at the Hudson Library [5/16]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. for an in-person author event with journalist and author David Ignatius, who will discuss his new book Phantom Orbit

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Phantom Orbit: A Thriller By David Ignatius Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781324050919
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2024

A subtle and masterful novel from a prescient voice on the cutting edge of spy literature.


VIRTUAL: Bridget Quinn at the Hudson Library [5/15]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. where award-winning author Bridget Quinn will discuss her new book Portrait of a Woman at this virtual author event.

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Portrait of a Woman: Art, Rivalry, and Revolution in the Life of Adélaïde Labille-Guiard By Bridget Quinn Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781797211879
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2024

Discover the story of Adélaïde Labille-Guiard—a long-ignored artist and feminist of eighteenth-century France—in this imaginative and illuminating biography from an award-winning writer.

Summer in Paris, 1783. The Louvre steps, too hot and no breeze, the air electric with the heady anticipation of a coming storm: the year’s Royal Salon.


VIRTUAL: Tommy Tomlinson at the Hudson Library [5/2]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. where Pulitzer Prize finalist Tommy Tomlinson will discuss his newest book, Dogland

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Dogland: Passion, Glory, and Lots of Slobber at the Westminster Dog Show By Tommy Tomlinson Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982149321
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 23rd, 2024

“This book wants to lick your face.


VIRTUAL: Rachel Lance at the Hudson Library [4/22]

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. where biomedical engineer and blast-injury specialist, Dr. Rachel Lance, will discuss her new book Chamber Divers, which uncovers a story that has been buried in classified records for a generation. 

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Chamber Divers: The Untold Story of the D-Day Scientists Who Changed Special Operations Forever By Rachel Lance Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593184936
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Published: Dutton - April 16th, 2024

The previously classified story of the eccentric researchers who invented cutting-edge underwater science to lead the Allies to D-Day victory


Sarah Beth Morgan at The Learned Owl Book Shop

Join the Learned Owl Book Shop in welcoming local illustrator Sarah Beth Morgan on Saturday, May, 25, 2024 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Sarah Beth will be signing copies of her illustrated children's book - The Color of Yummy.

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Met the End: An investigation of the past, a daughter's duty to herself. By Holly Brians Ragusa, Julie Coppens (Editor), Anne Delano Steinert (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9798986915623
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Published: Amused Moon - March 7th, 2023

Met the End, a true-crime survival memoir, explores the life and death of John Powell, first known victim of American serial killer Donald Harvey, through the eyes of Powell's daughter, Holly Brians Ragusa.


Dinara and Sabrina at The Learned Owl Book Shop

Join the Learned Owl Book Shop in welcoming artist Dinara and author Sabrina on Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. Dinara and Sabrina will be signing copies of their children's book Merfolk Village!

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Merfolk Village By Dinara Mirtalipova (By (artist)), Sabrina Makhsimova Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781797209647
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 7th, 2024

Dive into a magical ocean adventure with this pocket-sized treasure trove of stories!

A charmingly magical underwater world . . . made of books! Merfolk Village features a trifold case that opens up to reveal three cleverly disguised books nestled in wave-like pockets just waiting to be explored.


Holly Brians Ragusa at The Learned Owl Book Shop

Join the Learned Owl Book Shop in welcoming author Holly Brians Ragusa on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Holly will be signing copies of her memoir Met the End.

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Met the End: An investigation of the past, a daughter's duty to herself. By Holly Brians Ragusa, Julie Coppens (Editor), Anne Delano Steinert (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9798986915623
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Amused Moon - March 7th, 2023

Met the End, a true-crime survival memoir, explores the life and death of John Powell, first known victim of American serial killer Donald Harvey, through the eyes of Powell's daughter, Holly Brians Ragusa.


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